The purpose of the NBA is to serve as a nonprofit, cooperative, voluntary central organization of neighborhood business associations located in the Grand Rapids community with the goal of advancing the interests and general economic welfare of the community and its neighborhoods.
We encourage and support the affiliation of businesses that share a common interests in the welfare of the neighborhoods within the community. We promote the common business interests of, and improve business conditions for, all neighborhood businesses in the community. We bring together, and promote communication cooperation and a sense of unity among person owning or operating businesses in the community. All of this is done to encourage the continued growth and expansions of existing neighborhood businesses and attraction and development of new businesses to the community.